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The Common Core State Standards have put close reading in the spotlight as never before. In this quick reference guide, literacy experts Diane Lapp, Barbara Moss, Maria Grant, and Kelly Johnson provide strategies for helping teachers use literary and informational texts across the content areas to build students’ skills in comprehension, communication, and higher-order thinking. In addition to outlining the steps involved in close reading such as annotating texts, this guide will offer advice on assessing how well students derive and create meaning from what they read.
(ASCD Quick Reference Guide, 2017) 8 1/2” x 11”, 3 laminated panels, 6 pages
Boosting your students' literacy requires addressing all the interconnected elements of emotion, cognition, and higher-order thinking. You can meet that challenge with the advice from two ASCD best-selling authors Pérsida Himmele and William Himmele and a classroom teacher Keely Potter.
This ultimate guide helps you equip your students with appropriate tools to comprehend complex text, ensure they understand and apply knowledge from challenging reading assignments, and develop their abilities to become better lifelong readers. Kathy Glass offers a wealth of proven strategies for prereading, text-dependent questions, vocabulary, and assessment.